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February 16, 2018 - February 18, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Time Details:
February 16th: 8a-6p February 17th: 8a-6p February 18th: 8a-5p
Maynard Aquatic Center
1402 Overbook Road
Burlington, NC 27215
$200 with reimbursement after contract employment of 200 hours over 5 months.
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Lifeguard Class February '18

Friday, February 16, 2018

This class has prerequisites. Class participants must be able to: * Swim 300 yards without stopping. * Tread water for 2 minutes with hands out of the water. * In under 1 minute and 40 seconds, lifeguard candidates must be able to swim 25 yards and surface dive to a 13ft depth, retrieve a 10lb brick, hold it with both hands while swimming it back 25 yards, and get out of the pool. Additional competencies require good communication, teamwork, listening, and a can-do attitude.

All lifeguarding classes are 29+ hours. Candidates MUST attend all sessions and successfully complete all skills in order to pass. Successful candidates may be recruited for employment with the B-Town Aquatics division of Recreation and Parks.

Lifeguard staff may be required to work nights (until 9pm), openings (at 5am) and some weekends.

Starting pay for city lifeguards is $8.50/hour with an increase during private parties. Opportunities for advancement over the years include swim instructor, head guard, pool manager, lifeguard instructor, and more.

If you would like to become a city lifeguard and save a life, please follow this link to fill out an online application.